Fall Prevention and Balance Testing Program

Did you know that 1 in 3 older adults will fall each year, and 1 in 5 falls results in a serious injury such as a broken bone or a head injury?

Catherine Dunckley, a Certified Health Education Specialist at North Shore University Hospital, will discuss topics related to fall prevention including muscle weakness and balance issues, vision problems, the use of medications, proper footwear and home and community hazards.